10 Quotes for Cat Lovers

If you’ve ever had a cat, you know that it is a special relationship that is unlike any other. Cats can be very independent and strong willed, which is why their love is so appreciated when they decide to grace us with it. Cats are elegant and peaceful creatures and the ideal pet for so many lifestyles. “74-96 million cats are owned in the United States. Approximately 37-47% of all households in the United States have a dog, and 30-37% have a cat. (Source: APPA)”

Here are 10 quotes for cat lovers, to remind us why cats are such great friends. The cats featured were available at The Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) shelter, but have since found their forever homes.

“I take care of my flowers and my cats. And enjoy food. And that’s living.” —Ursula Andress

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Sirius, 1-year-old male

Cats choose us; we don’t own them.” —Kristin Cast

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Zeus, 1-year-old male

I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul.” —Jean Cocteau

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Veronica and Vicki, 6-month-old sisters

Time spent with a cat is never wasted.” —Sigmund Freud

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Ursula, 1.5-year-old female 

What greater gift than the love of a cat?”—Charles Dickens

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Kema, 5-year-old male

Cats have it all — admiration, an endless sleep, and company only when they want it.” —Rod McKuenKeyshawn 813097

Keyshawn, 6-year-old male

I have lived with several Zen masters — all of them cats.” —Eckhart Tolle

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Zoey, 6-year-old female

If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much.” ― Mark Twain

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Blake, 3.5-year-old male

A cat has absolute emotional honesty: human beings, for one reason or another, may hide their feelings, but a cat does not.” ― Ernest HemingwayLayla 788226

Layla, 1.5-year-old female 

Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.”― James Herriot

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Punch, 1.5-year-old female

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